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STRYPER Releases 'The Valley' Video

STRYPER's music video for the song "The Valley" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "God Damn Evil", which will be released on April 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, it is STRYPER's most powerful album to date, doubling down on the hard rock/heavy metal ...

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VIO-LENCE Singer SEAN KILLIAN Receiving Treatment For Post-Surgical Complications Following Liver Transplant

VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian, who underwent liver transplant surgery last month, has returned to the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to receive treatment for post-surgical complications, including infection and bile leaks. According to his wife Dana, the thrash metal vocalist was admitted on Friday and is undergoing "lots and lots" of diagnostic tests, with ...

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WALMART Refuses To Carry STRYPER's New Album, 'God Damn Evil'

Expressing concerns over the album title, leading national retail chain Walmart has refused to carry STRYPER's upcoming 10th studio LP, "God Damn Evil". Several Christian retail chains have also objected to the title and declined to carry "God Damn Evil" in their stores. "We're disappointed," says STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet. "STRYPER has always been about ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Gives Up Driving

Ozzy Osbourne has given up driving after he was involved in a minor accident on the road. "He had a little bumper kiss on the freeway with someone and he was, like, 'You know, I don't want to drive anymore,'" his son Jack told the U.K.'s Daily Mirror. "He was already driving less ...

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New Song Premiere: STRYPER's 'Lost'

STRYPER's new song "Lost" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "God Damn Evil", which will be released on April 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, it is STRYPER's most powerful album to date, doubling down on the hard rock/heavy metal sound that earned the ...

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STRYPER Frontman On 'Keyboard Warriors': 'Half Of The Clowns That Make Comments About Me Wouldn't Dare Say It To My Face'

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet spoke to Rock Confidential about the negative effects of social media, particularly as it relates to bullying, name calling, and sometimes a complete lack of respect for others. "People are easily offended by honesty," he said. "There's a fine line between honesty and hatred. Some people go online if ...

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Video Premiere: STONE SOUR's 'St. Marie'

STONE SOUR has released a music video for the song "St. Marie". The clip was directed by Marc Klasfeld, who has helmed over two hundred music videos for artists such as Katy Perry, Jay-Z, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Britney Spears, Kid Rock, Nelly, FOO FIGHTERS, Kelly Clarkson, Shakira, Avril Lavigne and AEROSMITH. "St. Marie" is ...

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AUTHENTIC HENDRIX Teams With EPIC RIGHTS And PERRYSCOPE PRODUCTIONS

Authentic Hendrix, Epic Rights and Perryscope Productions will launch the new Authentic Hendrix global retail program at the world's largest licensing trade show, Licensing Expo, in Las Vegas, May 22-24. Epic Rights and Perryscope Productions will offer retailers, manufacturers and licensees an all-new Authentic Hendrix brand guide with iconic new photographs along with logos, lyrics, ...

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MICHAEL SWEET: 'Controversy Follows STRYPER'

Bay Ragni of Totally Driven Radio recently conducted an interview with STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether STRYPER is always "one of controversy": Michael: "[Laughs] Well, controversy follows STRYPER, we don't follow it. It's just kind of par for the ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Be Joined By BOB WEIR, All Three CHICKENFOOT Bandmates At This Year's 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Event

Bay area music legends Sammy Hagar and Bob Weir are joining forces for the fifth annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert on May 15 at The Fillmore in San Francisco. "Acoustic-4-A-Cure V" will be a special 75th birthday celebration for blues icon Taj Mahal, with artists including Joe Satriani, Chad Smith, Michael Anthony, Kevin Cronin, Eddie Money ...

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ALICE COOPER's Son DASH To Release Debut CO-OP Album In June

Phoenix hard rockers CO-OP, who are fronted by Dash Cooper, son of rock legend Alice Cooper, will release their self-titled debut album on June 15 via EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. Featuring artwork by Melody Myers (ESCAPE THE FATE, ASKING ALEXANDRIA, Marc Rizzo), CO-OP's first disc is a weighty ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION's PERRY FARRELL Hopes To Change Live Music Again With 'Kind Heaven'

The music, film and entertainment visionaries behind a groundbreaking new entertainment venture have announced that Kind Heaven will open at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas in 2019. Kind Heaven is the result of a partnership between Perry Farrell, whose Lollapalooza franchise has revolutionized the modern music festival, Immersive Artistry, whose award-winning co-founders have been ...

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AEROSMITH Guitarist Announces 'Joe Perry And Friends' Shows Feat. BRAD WHITFORD, GARY CHERONE

Joe Perry — legendary guitarist, co-founding member, principal songwriter and co-producer of AEROSMITH — has just confirmed three shows in support of his recently released "Sweetzerland Manifesto" solo album. Billed as "Joe Perry And Friends", the confirmed shows are House of Blues in Boston, Massachusetts on April 18, Hampton Beach Casino in Hampton Beach, New ...

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Video Premiere: STRYPER's 'Sorry'

STRYPER's video for the song "Sorry" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "God Damn Evil", which will be released on April 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, it is STRYPER's most powerful album to date, doubling down on the hard rock/heavy metal sound that ...

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2018 VANS WARPED TOUR Lineup Revealed

The entire lineup for 2018's Vans Warped Tour, presented by Journeys, has been revealed today via a special announcement video, which can be viewed below. It was previously shared that this would be the final cross-country run for the tour, now in its 24th year. On the upcoming shows, founder Kevin Lyman has shared: "I ...

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